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in their environment. it''s going down to the gross motor area and playing and just seeing the joy that they have on their faces and them talking to you and talking to them. it's going to the art room, even though they're infants, and just showing them around, and, um, just showing-- it's just not verbal. it's showing them their environment. i think babies need a lot of comfort and calmness. babies are going to sense your stress or your hurrying through an activity, and i think if you are very calm with them, then they will be more calm. they will sense your feelings. watch amy. watch amy. joanne: routine caregiving tasks such as feeding, diaper-changing, and potty-training provide not-to-be-missed opportunities for affectionate, one-to-one contact with each little one. but this stimulation should not be overdone. too much stimulation, such as bright lights, too many children in a group, or constant noise overwhelms infants. they need an atmosphere of peace and tranquility in order to truly thrive. [quiet music playing] look. look. what's on the wall? what's on the wall, sean? butterflies? see bu
you've encountered. damage to the brain... the interplay of personality and environment... difficult life situations... all can contribute to mental distress. so can family history. andrew leuchter: if an individual has a first-degree relative, that is a father, mother, brother, sister, who suffers from bipolar disorder, manic depressive illness, or from depression, they are at significantly increased risk for having a mood disorder themselves. a mood disorder is an emotional state, that to some degree, interferes with social, familial, occupational functioning. the most common mood disorder throughout the world is depression. andrew leuchter: depression can strike anybody at any time. the is no way of predicting who's going to get depressed. anybody from the highest functioning corporate executive, to somebody who is laboring day-toay, anybody can suffer from a depressive episode. i had a good life. i had good parents, i had a good upbringing, i had a good education. it was all good, pretty much. andrew leuchter: one way of thinking of depression is that we all have a normal mood re
. the demonstrators voiced concerns fracking would pollute water supplies, harm the environment, and threaten public health. among them was the actor and activist mark ruffalo. >> 2 trillion dollars that is in renewable energy should come to this state, leading the world, we should be fossil-free by 2030. we can do that with our help. we will help you get there. we will help the president. but we will cream you if you opened at new york state to fracking. >> direct actions are continuing against the keystone xl pipeline that would direct tar sands oil from canada to the gulf coast. on monday, an oklahoma woman temporarily halted construction on the pipeline by chaining her neck to an excavator. she was arrested following her act of protest. president obama has delayed a decision on the keystone pipeline until the spring. he initially postponed until after the presidential election. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with nermeen shaikh. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around th
in their own environment. i feel that when we come back from a home visit, which is usually done in the beginning of the year for the first time, i'm able to understand the parent and the child better. hendrick: many of us, especially those who work with infants, are the child's and the parents' first real contact with the outside world. this presents us with a unique opportunity for becoming closely involved and attached to our infants and family members. hi. hi. but how do we form a bond with our children without becoming overly attached? where do we begin? we can start by making sure the lines of communication between ourselves and the family members are wide open. he has not eaten this morning. he was a good little boy, even though his sister woke him up. sissy wake you up? yes, she did. did sissy wake you up this morning? he's probably hungry. are you hungry? hendrick: one way is by looking for opportunities to find out what's happening at home. families are under a great deal of stress these days for any number of reasons. they might regret having to leave their child with
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